12 Baby Steps to Optimal Nutrition

What works for one person may not work for the next. When making changes, some people (like me) prefer to go all-in and change everything at the same time. But others prefer the longer, slower approach… making small changes, one at a time. Neither approach is better than the other, it’s just that people have …

Continue reading

13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The human body contains around 60% water, which plays a key role in all aspects of life. Yet, many people worry about water weight. This especially applies to professional athletes and bodybuilders who wish to meet a weight category or improve their appearance. Excess water retention, also known as edema, is a different issue. Though …

Continue reading

Eating Habits to Healthy Eating Habits

Eating Habits to Healthy Eating Habits. Many people consider a new relationship with food in the new year. But beginning an Instagram-popular diet like Whole 30, or trying to reduce your sugar intake, often seems intimidating with all it requires. Reading and listing all those ingredients. Dedicating time at the grocery store. Cooking regularly. Last …

Continue reading

The 10 Rules of Weight Loss That Lasts

The obvious truth: Slimming down isn’t fun, but it doesn’t have to be hell. Learn these weight loss tenets and long-term success will follow. For real Before You Even Begin Before you even begin to attack a weight-loss plan, it pays to remember this: You are not fat. You have fat. Losing weight isn’t about blame or shame; it’s …

Continue reading

How Intermittent Fasting Can Help You Lose Weight

There are many different ways to lose weight. One that has become popular in recent years is called intermittent fasting. This is a way of eating that involves regular short-term fasts. Fasting for short periods helps people eat fewer calories, and also helps optimize some hormones related to weight control. There are several different intermittent …

Continue reading

Calorie Density — How to Lose Weight Eating More Food

Calorie density describes the number of calories in a given volume or weight of food. Understanding how it works can help you lose weight and improve your diet. What’s more, focusing on low-calorie-density foods allows you to eat a large volume of food while still cutting back on calories. This can have many health benefits, …

Continue reading

The number-one skill for weight loss management

The number-one skill for weight management: What do you think it is? I’ll start by telling you what it’s not. It’s not willpower, determination or motivation. It’s not avoiding carbs or sugar or fats. And it’s not cooking, hitting the gym or sticking to your plan. No, the most important skill in weight management is …

Continue reading

Four Things Nobody Tells You About Successful Weight Loss

Everyone who loses weight successfully overcomes a set of similar challenges. But let us be honest: successful weight loss is relatively uncommon, making many of these challenges unheard of. Consequently, when they arise, you might think you’re doing things wrong. But you’re not, and here’s why. 1. It’s More Like Learning a Language Than Training …

Continue reading